Dhyan Sreenivasan

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Dhyan Sreenivasan
Born (1988-12-20) 20 December 1988 (age 31)
OccupationActor, writer, director
Years active2013–present
Spouse(s)Arpita Sebastian (2017)[1]
RelativesVineeth Sreenivasan (Brother)
M. Mohanan (Uncle)

Dhyan Sreenivasan is an Indian film actor and director who works in Malayalam films.

Dhyan started out as an assistant director under his uncle M. Mohanan. He made his acting debut with Thira (2013), directed by his elder brother Vineeth Sreenivasan.[2] Dhyan is notable for his roles in the films Kunjiramayanam (2015), Adi Kapyare Kootamani (2015), Ore Mukham (2016), and Goodalochana (2017). He made his directorial debut with the successful film Love Action Drama (2019) starring Nivin Pauly and Nayanthara.

Personal life[edit]

Dhyan is the younger son of noted Malayalam screen play writer and actor Sreenivasan.[3] His brother Vineeth Sreenivasan is a singer, actor and director who also works in Malayalam cinema. Dhyan married his longtime girlfriend Arpita Sebastian on 7 April 2017.[4][5]


After dropping out of his engineering course, Dhyan joined a visual communication course because of his wish to work in cinema. According to some of his interviews, Dhyan states his brother Vineeth Sreenivasan watched a short film which Dhyan directed and acted in, and offered him a role in Thira. In the film he co-starred with two-time National Award winning actress Shobana.[2] His performance in the film was generally well received by critics and audience.[6][7]


As Actor[edit]

Year Title Role Director
2013 Thira Naveen Vineeth Sreenivasan
2015 Kunjiramayanam Lalu Basil Joseph
2015 Adi Kapyare Kootamani Bhanu Prasad John Varghese
2016 Ore Mukham Zachariah Pothen Sajith Jagannadan
2017 Goodalochana Varun Thomas Sebastian
2019 Kuttymama Shekharankutty V.M. Vinu
2019 Sachin Sachin Santhosh Nair
2019 Love Action Drama Himself in a song Himself
2020 Sayanna VarthakalFilms that have not yet released| Dennis Arun chandu
2020 Paathira KurubanaFilms that have not yet released| TBA Vinay Jose
2020 Adukkala : The manifestoFilms that have not yet released| TBA Maxwell Jose

As Director[edit]

Year Title Other Roles Actors Notes
2019 Love Action Drama Screenplay,actor Nivin Pauly, Nayanthara, Aju Varghese Directorial debut


Year Award Category Result
2014 South Indian International Movie Awards SIIMA Award for Best Debutant (Male) - Malayalam Nominated
Filmfare Awards South Best Debut Nominated
Asianet Film Awards New Face of the Year (Male) Won
Vanitha Film Awards Best Debut Won
Exo-Amritha Film Awards Best Debut (Male) Won
Ramu Karyat Awards Debutant Male Won


  1. ^ http://english.manoramaonline.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/2017/04/07/dhyan-sreenivasan-gets-married-to-arpita.html
  2. ^ a b I am still not able to look at Vineeth as a director : Dhyan Sreenivasan – The Times of India. Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com (9 October 2013). Retrieved on 2 May 2014.
  3. ^ Sreenivasan's son Dhyan Sreenivasan as hero. Nowrunning.com (12 March 2013). Retrieved on 2 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Dhyan Sreenivasan Engagement Photos". Kerala Wedding Trends. 3 April 2017. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  5. ^ Dhyan Sreenivasan Marriage with Arpita Sebastian
  6. ^ Thira Movie Review: A Must Watch – Oneindia Entertainment. Entertainment.oneindia.in (14 November 2013). Retrieved on 2 May 2014.
  7. ^ Movie Review : Thira. Sify.com. Retrieved on 2 May 2014.

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